Articles for Tag: "human papillomavirus"

How annual visits keep women well 
How annual visits keep women well
New guidelines no longer suggest an annual pap test for every woman, but experts still advise yearly check-ups. Get the details.
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection 
FDA advises against Pap test as primary cervical cancer detection
A new HPV test that more accurately detects cervical cancer is being made the standard for detection.
The link between HPV and cancer 
The link between HPV and cancer
An expert explains what role HPV vaccination plays in preventing several types of gynecological cancers. Learn more.
Protecting women from HPV  Featured
Protecting women from HPV
The HPV vaccine is approved for women up to age 26. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself after that.
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters 
Parents shun HPV vaccine for daughters
Despite the proven safety of the HPV vaccine, a recent study finds the number of teen girls not receiving the shot is rising.